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10 for 2010: Food Trends for College Kids

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For me, college was mostly a blur of all-day breakfast at Tom's (the diner storefront always pictured in Seinfeld episodes), roast beef sandwiches from the student center, and bagels from anywhere I could get 'em.

But college kids these days are eating a lot more sophisticated grub, it seems. Sodexo, which provides food services to 600 campuses across the country, predicts the top ten college food trends for 2010, noting that "students want locally-sourced food that provides comfort with a twist." Read on for the full list.

College Food Trends in 2010

1. Apricot-glazed Turkey
2. Meatloaf with Frizzle-Fried Onions
3. Vietnamese Pho (Rice Noodle Soup)
4. Vegetarian Lentil Shepherd's Pie
5. Chicken Adobo (Mexican Stew with Chilies)
6. Stuffed Pork Chops
7. Vegetarian Jambalaya
8. Lemon Herbed Baked Tilapia
9. Rotisserie Chicken
10. Home Style Pot Roast

There's also a list of regional faves for the Southwest:

1. Carne Asada
2. Tacos - Fish, Chicken
3. Burritos
4. Chili in Bread Bowls
5. Homemade Salsas     

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